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  • Study finds gas trucks run 84 per cent cleaner

    Study finds gas trucks run 84 per cent cleaner

    25th August 2017

    Trucks using a UK-first gas filling station emitted 84 per cent less carbon dioxide (CO2) than equivalent diesel vehicles, according to a new study. UK gas network Cadent commissioned independent analysis of the first 14 months of the station, operated…

  • Major new road network touted as part of ‘landmark’ investment plans

    Major new road network touted as part of ‘landmark’ investment plans

    24th August 2017

    Local roads will receive a share of a multi-billion pound improvement fund as part of a new investment strategy unveiled by transport secretary, Chris Grayling. In addition, the transport investment strategy features the proposed creation of a new major road network, which…

  • Volvo FE gets power bump

    Volvo FE gets power bump

    17th August 2017

    Volvo’s FE range has been updated with a 350 bhp engine and a new nine-tonne front axle. The power boost is intended to make the FE a stronger option for more demanding distribution, refuse handling and light construction duties. The FE-350…

  • DVSA will now test truck emissions at the roadside

    DVSA will now test truck emissions at the roadside

    1st August 2017

    DVSA has announced it will be targeting truck drivers and operators cheating vehicle emissions with new roadside checks that come into force in August. In May 2017, the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs published a draft plan to…

  • Trucking Live returns bigger & better than ever!

    Trucking Live returns bigger & better than ever!

    17th July 2017

    Trucking Live Shropshire is set to become a major attraction when it returns to Oswestry Showground on September 23–24, 2017. Appealing to enthusiasts and families alike, Trucking Live Shropshire will feature trucks on show and for sale, fleet displays, action arena,…

  • RHA launches funded legal action against truck cartel

    RHA launches funded legal action against truck cartel

    17th July 2017

    The Road Haulage Association (RHA) is asking UK haulage and logistics firms – whether or not they are RHA members – to sign up to its legal action for compensation against truck manufacturers found guilty of illegal price fixing (Trucking,…

  • Renault finally launches right-hand drive Range T High

    Renault finally launches right-hand drive Range T High

    23rd June 2017

    In response to the changing UK and Irish markets – and demand from customers – Renault Trucks has introduced a newly-engineered right-hand drive Range T High, available from early 2018. The right-hand drive Range T High with flat-floor cab is the new…

  • Scania reveals Next Gen G-series

    Scania reveals Next Gen G-series

    8th June 2017

    Scania has taken the wraps off an all-new G-series truck range to sit alongside its Next Generation R- and S-series models. The Swedish manufacturer said G-series cabs are available with low, normal and high roof, initially in sleeper format, and…

  • Security guide helps hauliers fight back against cargo criminals

    Security guide helps hauliers fight back against cargo criminals

    8th June 2017

    A new guide advising road hauliers how to best protect their cargo has been published in a bid to cut freight crime. The Cargo And Road Transport (CART) Security Guide has been written in collaboration with industry heavyweights and has been…